• “Faith is not infrarational, meaning ‘below reason.’ That’s credulity, that’s superstition, that’s accepting things on no evidence, that’s childish. God gave us brains, and he wants us to use them. Authentic faith never involves a sacrificium intellectus, as the medievals said, a ‘sacrifice of the intellect.’ In fact, that’s a sign that your faith is inauthentic. If you feel obligated to leave your mind aside to have faith, it’s not real faith. Real faith is not infrarational, it’s suprarational, it’s beyond reason, but inclusive of it…There may be darkness on the far side of reason, but never on the near side. There’s never a suspending of one’s critical faculties. Authentic faith awakens the mind.” (Robert Barron: To Light a Fire on the Earth)
  • "The purest form of love, I think, is hav...
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  • "We live in an age where we feel guilt whenever we have to cut someone off but the reality is that some relationships do need to die, some people do need to be unfollowed and defriended. We aren’t meant to be this tethered to the people in our past. The Internet mandates that we don’t burn bridges and keep everyone around like relics but those expectations are unrealistic and unhealthy. Simply put, we don’t need to know what everyone else is up to. We’re allowed to be choosy about who we surround ourselves with online and in real life, even if it might hurt people’s feelings." (Ryan O’Connell, You Don’t Have To Be Friends With Everybody)
  • "Sometimes, letting go looks like the fall of the first snowflake, the fall of the autumn leaves, the rise of the Sun. Letting go, it can be beautiful." (Lukas W)
  • "The more social media we have, the more ..._(JR)_
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